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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:48 pm    Post subject: Behaviour of signature
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I always thought that the Signature from ones Profile would be displayed with all postings that one has made.

As a rip-roaring joke I changed my signature, for a few minutes, to Chump. I looked. No difference. I changed "always add signature" (something like that) to Yes. Still no difference to the existing post.

I have just discovered that posts I have made since then do have Chump in the signature. Whilst the irony is boundless, is this new behaviour, or because I had no signature (for quite a while) does that explain the Chump/no Chump appearance of my posts?

EDIT: I changed the Attach Signature in my profile, not the post by doing an Edit. Oh, well :-)
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vasanthz

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:00 pm    Post subject:
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Hello Bill,

the irony :-)

As far as I can see, all of your posts from
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=265159&highlight=#265159

to

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=316676&highlight=#316676

has
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Chump

at the end of it.

I think the signature just gets picked from the "profile" and gets attached to all the posts that the user has done so far.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:32 pm    Post subject:
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Yup, the signature presentation is dynamic rather than storing it in every post.
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply to: Behaviour of signature
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Thanks guys. That's what I thouht,

But when I look here I see no Chump, except on the last I just notice...
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:40 am    Post subject:
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Hi Bill,

When i look at this page, both of your posts have the Chump signature.

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mcmillan

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:28 am    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Behaviour of signature
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Bill Woodger wrote:
Thanks guys. That's what I thouht,

But when I look here I see no Chump, except on the last I just notice...


Those posts have "Attach signature (signatures can be changed in profile)" option unticked. This is the default post value unless you have used the 'quick reply' box or selected the 'always add signature' profile option.
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:03 am    Post subject: Reply to: Behaviour of signature
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Thanks very much. I didn't know that.

Now I can ditch the Chump.

EDIT: You can turn them on and off with an Edit for an individual post...
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